Mom Couldn't Stand The Look Of Her Appliances - But With THIS Easy Tip, Now They're Gorgeous!
Marilyn Caylor 6/10/2016
Outdated home appliances can get an instant facelift with these easy and inexpensive DIY projects. Try these simple tricks to make them look new again!
Mix Up A New Coat Of Paint
An old mixer can look dull on the outside, but if it still works great, there's no need to spend money on a new one. Instead, apply a coat of spray paint to makeover a tarnished exterior. Be sure to tape over the areas that you don't want to be painted. Kelsey over at Little Bits Of can show you how to paint your way to a a brand "new" mixer.
Resurface Your Dishwasher
Add stainless steel contact paper to your dishwasher to upgrade your kitchen decor. Contact paper can be found inexpensively at your local home improvement store. Head on over to Julie Blanner's blog, where she shows you exactly how to apply it!
Make A Chalkboard Fridge
Redo the front doors of your fridge with a layer of chalkboard paint. It gives you the ability to write cute inspirational notes or display tonight's dinner menu! Plus, a quick wipe with an eraser or cloth can make the words disappear in a flash. Check out The Kurtz Corner for DIY instructions.
Cool New Dishwasher Panel
If your dishwasher is looking a bit dingy, you can instantly upgrade the outside so that it looks new. Add a wood bead board panel to give it a unique country decor look. Find out how to install this panel over at Saving 4 Six.
Wallpaper Your Fridge?
Have you ever thought of disguising an old fridge with a layer of removable wallpaper? The great thing about this decorating method is that you can change it every couple of years if you get bored of the look. Just don't get carried away by matching it to your walls! Let Aunt Peaches show you how to transform your fridge with her simple DIY tutorial.
Upgrade Your Fridge Interior
Don't forget that the interior of your fridge can also get rusty and dull over time. Spray paint the inside to create a bright new space. If you're not afraid of colors, you don't have to stick to classic white! The folks at Home-Dzine have some great instructions for this easy project.
Add Color To Your Laundry
A new coat of red paint works wonders on this washer and dryer. Try your hand at painting your laundry machines your favorite color, and you'll love the outcome! A tutorial for this inexpensive upgrade can be found on Killer B. Design's blog.
Cover up dings and scratches on an old dishwasher with contact paper. Let the Angry Turtle show you how!
Easy Home Upgrades
The next time you're thinking of upgrading home appliances, why not give them a makeover instead? From painting the front door of the fridge with chalk or applying stainless steel contact paper to your dishwasher, these DIY projects are both easy on you and your pocketbook!